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Program funds relief for pets impacted by storms
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Animal lovers can turn to a trusted organization to help pets and livestock that need relief after the recent storms in Mississippi.
The Mississippi Animal Disaster Relief Fund was established after Hurricane Katrina. For the past nine years donations have supported animals devastated by natural disasters in the state. The funds help cover veterinary costs, animal-related supplies, shelter, emergency hay and feed needs. The relief fund also pays for training emergency responders.
The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Mississippi Board of Animal Health and the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association oversee and administer the fund through a disaster relief committee.
For more information about the fund or to apply for assistance, visit http://tinyurl.com/otnp8ab.
Contact: Karen Templeton, 662-325-1100